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Elderly man dies, home destroyed in Penn Hills fire

Jamie Martines
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One person died in a house fire in Penn Hills on Sunday morning, according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner.

The garage was fully engulfed when emergency crews arrived and the house on the 1400 block of Homestead Road was destroyed, according to authorities.

The call came in just before 6:30 a.m. and crews were on the scene into the afternoon.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was an 82-year-old man. The Penn Hills fire marshal are investigating.

Jamie Martines is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at [email protected], 724-850-2867 or on Twitter @Jamie_Martines.

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